China Town Hall
October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Web cast – Susan Rice, 6 p.m.
On-site speaker – Eric Fish, 7 p.m.
Program begins with webcast with Steve Orlins, President of the National Committee on US-China Relations interviewing former UN Ambassador Susan Rice. Following the National programming, we will have a short break with refreshments. Our local speaker, Eric Fish author of “China’s Millennials: The Want Generation,” will speak about the Chinese millennial generation.
Eric Fish is a journalist and author of the book China’s Millennials: The Want Generation. He was based in China from 2007 to 2014, where he worked for the Economic Observer newspaper and wrote on Chinese politics, social issues, and education for outlets including Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, The Diplomat, and The Telegraph, among others. He has interviewed hundreds of Chinese youth from around the country born in the 1980s and 1990s to explore how this generation is navigating the enormous socioeconomic and political shifts unfolding in their country. He currently writes for the Asia Society in New York, hosts the Asia In-Depth podcast, and is writing a book about Chinese students in American universities.